November 20, 2008

Hugh Jackman will back ! X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)


  • Full Name : Hugh Michael Jackman
  • Nickname : Hugh Jackman
  • Born : 12 October 1968
  • Birthplace : Sydney, Australia
  • Father : Chris Jackman
  • Spouse : Deborra-Lee Furness (11 April 1996 - present)
  • Height : 6' 2¼" (189 cm)
  • Nationality : Australian
  • Hair Color : Brown - Dark
  • Eye Color : Brown - Light
  • High School : Knox Grammar School, Wahroonga, Australia (1986)
  • University : BA Communications, University of Technology, Sydney (1990) ; The Actors Centre, Sydney ; Western Australia Academy of Performing Arts (1994)
  • Education : University of Technology in Sydney, Actor's Center in Sydney, Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts in Perth
  • Occupation : Actor
  • Active : 2000s
  • Major Genres : Action, Fantasy
  • First Major Screen Credit : Correlli (1995)
  • Career Highlights : X-Men, Happy Feet, The Fountain
  • Best Known as : Wolverine in the X-Men movies

Hugh Jackman Biography :

Hugh Jackman starred in the 1995 Australian television drama Corelli and made his feature film debut in 1998. Early in his film career he got critical raves for his turn in Erskineville Kings (1999). Then he was cast as Logan/Wolverine in the big-budget movie X-Men (2000, also starring Ian McKellen). A stand-out in an ensemble cast, he got the hot-new-star treatment from the celebrity press and earned an international fan following. Established as a star on the silver screen, in 2003 he began playing singer/songwriter Peter Allen in the Broadway production of the play The Boy From Oz and won the 2004 Tony Award as best actor in a musical. He has since appeared in Kate and Leopold (2001, with Meg Ryan), the X-Men sequels (2003 and 2006) and Van Helsing (2004, with Kate Beckinsale). In 2006 he appeared in Scoop (with Scarlett Johansson), The Prestige (with Christian Bale) and The Fountain (with Rachel Weisz, and did voice work for the animated comedy Flushed Away.


Awards for Hugh Jackman :
  • Australian Movie Convention (1999) : Australian Star of the Year
  • Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards (2000) : Best Actor - Male for Erskineville Kings
  • Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA (2001) : Best Actor for X-Men
  • New York International Independent Film & Video Festival (2004) : Best Actor for Making the Grade
  • Emmy Awards (2005) : Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program for: The 58th Annual Tony Awards
  • ShoWest Convention, USA (2006) : Male Star of the Year

Hugh Jackman pictures gallery

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